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Just finished trying Fedora. To me, it's basically Ubuntu. I think they're almost the same. The thing I like about Fedora though is that it doesn't have the new sidebar that Ubuntu 11.04 has. For some reason, I feel that the sidebar makes it seem like it's supposed to be for laptops or netbooks. I don't know why but it just does. It probably just reminds me of the apps on phones that make it look low end/only as powerful as a phone.
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post #32 of 86
http://www.linuxmint.com/

Have you given Linux Mint a try? or a look?
post #33 of 86
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I just did. Did you read the previous page? Anyways, I just finished making a copy of Debian. Going to try it now.
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post #34 of 86
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Debian won't boot off the CD just like ArchLinux. After looking at some pictures and being phished , I don't think I'm going to like Debian. Right now, it's Ubuntu, Fedora, and Arch (very customizable).
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post #35 of 86
Debian is like Arch in that you can customize it how you want. Main difference is debian uses older tried and true stable packages where as Arch uses cutting edge stuff, plus some BSD methods of configuration.
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post #36 of 86
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Debian = Old School Stable
Arch = Modern Era Kinda/Sometimes Stable

Which one would you say?
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post #37 of 86
Yeah pretty much.

I have never really liked Debian but stability might be goood for a server. I have had good luck with keeping Arch stable but a lot of it probably depends on what hardware and software you use.

You can also use debian testing repo for newer packages.
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post #38 of 86
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I probably won't have a problem. I'm not going to make server (well, down the road if the first rig I make is still alive to compete. I'll make a server or two for gaming and folding. OCN ftw). so I think Arch might be for me. My mom's planning on getting another computer. My computer decided to quit on Vista. No sound but it's 3 years old. At least the rest of the system works. When my parents heard sound coming out of this laptop on Linux, they were going around thinking it was a miracle.
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post #39 of 86
I don't think Arch lacks stability because bugs get fixed pretty quickly and the bug reporting system is pretty good.

I <3 pacman (package manager)
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post #40 of 86
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Yeah. I saw the whole list of packages and updates. It's filled. I think I might get ArchLinux. It sounds cool too. The logo's nice too. I just like it better than the Canonical (insert prefix)buntu circle and dots.
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